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Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
1.04 linear feet (2+1/2 file boxes)
Other papers include contracts and correspondence about employment, reviews by Collard, grant applications, records of the Womens Social Scientists Group and Boston Area Women Social Scientists, and an account book for the Boston chapter of the National Organization for Women. Also included is material concerning theology professor Mary Daly's 1989 dispute with Boston College over her promotion to full professor.
Addenda (2001-M158) were added to the collection in March 2013 and consist of index cards probably of Boston NOW members (#36).
Collard was on the faculty at Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, from 1962 until her death in 1986. She taught courses in Spanish, comparative literature, and, as interest in women's studies began to grow, advocated the establishment of a Women's Studies program, and developed new courses such as Portrayal of Women in Literature, Myths of Origin and the Development of Patriarchy, and Women in Patriarchal Culture. A founding member of the Boston chapter of the National Organization for Women (she served as treasurer in 1969), Collard chaired the faculty committee to investigate the status of women at Brandeis. She was also director of a Carnegie-funded project to set up an office at Brandeis for undergraduate women to explore career options (1974-1975).
Collard was the author of Nueva Poesía: Cultismo, Culteranismo en la Crítica Espanola (1967), the translator and editor of Bartolomé de las Casas, History of the Indies (1971) and (with Joyce Contrucci) Rape of the Wild: Man's Violence against Animals and the Earth (published posthumously in 1988), as well as numerous articles and reviews.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These papers were given to the Schlesinger Library by Joyce Contrucci in July 1997 and in September 2001.
Accession number: 97-M93
Processed by: Anne Engelhart
The following items have been removed from the collection and returned to Joyce Contrucci in February 2000:
- Duplicate reports, correspondence, grant proposals, syllabi, etc.
- Statements, guidelines, publications from other organizations, many re: sex discrimination, and clippings and other printed material re: women's liberation and sexual stereotyping, etc.
- Box 1: 1-14
- Box 2: 15-21, 26-23, 27
- Box 3: 28-36
By: Anne Engelhart
- College teachers
- College teachers--Massachusetts
- Feminism and education--Massachusetts
- Sex discrimination against women--Massachusetts
- Sex discrimination in education--Massachusetts
- Women -- Employment -- Massachusetts
- Women college teachers--Massachusetts
- Women social scientists--Massachusetts
- Women's studies--Massachusetts
- Collard, Andrée, 1926-1986. Papers of Andrée Collard, 1959-1989: A Finding Aid
- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
- Processing of this collection was made possible by a gift from Joyce Contrucci.
- EAD ID
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